Freeze-up 2008 (false colour) - December 10

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Satellite image of ice freeze-up in Temagami, 2008.

Posted Wednesday, Dec 10, 2008                                                                         Photo: NASA/NOAA

Just the deepest left

Only the deepest lakes and the Ottawa River remain and it rarely entirely freezes over.

Snow machine travel from Bear Island to the landing is now possible.

Even the otters are taking advantage.










False colour enhances the view of ice and snow.


Black open water or thin, clear ice
Dull/ dark blue thin ice
Bright turquoise thick ice, or snow on unforested land  (e.g. clearcuts, farmland)



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